464 of the best live function bands for hire in the North West.
These are the perfect Function Bands for weddings, corporate events & parties in the North West area, locally sourced by our entertainment experts. Find the best North West Function Bands only at Alive Network, the UK's biggest entertainment agency.
5 stars - The Good Habits are Highly Recommended111 Reviews Number of members: 3Merseyside
With a combination of great songs plus years of playing experience, party trio The Good Habits will guarantee a busy dance floor & an entertaining evening for all! Performing music from Arctic Monkeys, Oasis, The Beatles, Bruno Mars, David Bowie, Stevie Wonder & more, this rock & pop trio pack a punch with their energetic & fun live sets!...
5 stars - The Upstarts are Highly Recommended73 Reviews Number of members: 4Lancashire
The Upstarts are one of the freshest bands around! Performing music everyone will love, The Upstarts live sets include cool classics from the Beatles and Stevie Wonder to the biggest modern-day hits from Bruno Mars, DNCE, Bieber and more!...
5 stars - Hipster are Highly Recommended507 Reviews Number of members: 4Cheshire
Hipster's repertoire contains classic & vintage artists; The Beatles, Fleetwood Mac & The Rolling Stones, plus modern indie & pop from Kings of Leon, The Killers & Pharrell. Over 1000 wedding & corporate bookings including; M&S, Wella, RBS, Lloyds, NSPCC, Oxford Uni Press & Claire's Accessories. Over 300 positive customer reviews!...
5 stars - Live Wires are Highly Recommended275 Reviews Number of members: 4Staffordshire
Rocking events across the UK for the last 10 years, Live Wires are experienced, professional & ready to fill your dance floor! With over 160+ positive customer reviews, previous clients including Pepsi Co, Argos & Santander & a killer repertoire packed full of dance floor classics plus some of today’s biggest hits, Live Wires will go down a storm!...
5 stars - Overdrive are Highly Recommended10 Reviews Number of members: 4Greater Manchester
Get ready for the party of a lifetime with Overdrive! Bringing you infectious energy, great musicianship & a repertoire spanning the likes of the Beatles, Harry Styles, Foo Fighters, Stevie Wonder, Blink-182 & many more. Featuring pro-musicians with a wealth of experience, members of Overdrive have previously received BBC Radio 1 airplay, jammed with Nile Rogers & Chic & been featured on nationwide Italian TV!...
5 stars - Dexter are Highly Recommended168 Reviews Number of members: 5Cheshire
With an awesome reputation since establishing in 1997, Dexter are THE CHOICE for delivering incredible parties across the UK! Featuring both male & female vocals, this exciting band perform everything from rock & pop classics, modern day floor fillers & sing-along favourites! Acoustic sets, DJ sets & even a 6-piece line up also available!...
5 stars - Midnight Train are Highly Recommended48 Reviews Number of members: 4West Yorkshire
Midnight Train are a 4 piece party band hailing from Leeds. They have played together for almost a decade, combining their different styles & passions to create exciting, memorable sets to fill any dance floor. Expect hits from Bruno Mars, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Beyonce & much more! Previous clients include Cancer Research UK, The RAF, York Races & more!...
5 stars - Tuxedo are Highly Recommended41 Reviews Number of members: 5West Yorkshire
Featuring some of the most seasoned, sought after session musicians, this professional 5 piece band boast outstanding musicianship, a crowd-pleasing repertoire & a unique experience that guarantees a foot stomping, hand clapping, unforgettable occasion!...
5 stars - Fleur And The Flamingos are Highly Recommended14 Reviews Number of members: 4Greater Manchester
Fleur and the Flamingos are a highly talented 4 piece pop band hailing from the musical streets of Manchester. The band perform the latest pop alongside classic dancefloor fillers from every era including Dua Lipa, Florence and the Machine and Aretha Franklin. All of the bands members have music degrees from some of the countries most prestigious music colleges, including The Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM), Royal Holloway University of London....
5 stars - The Royale are Highly Recommended165 Reviews Number of members: 3Merseyside
Fronted by an amazing singer-guitarist with an incredible rock-pop voice, The Royale’s exciting repertoire spans modern day anthems plus a selection of unforgettable classics! A highly experienced band that has entertained crowds across the UK, played alongside Lenny Kravitz & Placebo, toured Europe, played numerous festivals & more!...
5 stars - The Marlins are Highly Recommended27 Reviews Number of members: 3North Yorkshire
The Marlins are a 3-piece Rock, Pop and Indie band based in York, who have the experience, tunes, passion and musical ability to make your event completely unforgettable! Members of this talented group have performed with internationally renowned artists including The Vamps and Rick Astley at prestigious venues such as Scarborough Open Air Theatre and London’s O2 Arena....
5 stars - Drive are Highly Recommended79 Reviews Number of members: 4Greater Manchester
Known across the UK for their ‘real gig’ feel, Drive are the perfect choice for real music lovers looking to party! Specialising in indie-rock with a bit of modern pop thrown in for good measure, this energetic 4-piece band are huge crowd-pleasers and receive rave reviews wherever they go!...
5 stars - The Party Rockers are Highly Recommended14 Reviews Number of members: 5Lancashire
The Party Rockers are an energetic and modern 5-6 piece function & wedding band hailing from Lancashire. One of the hottest wedding bands in the North-West, combining a mix of soul & swing classics, with a range of modern pop music, these guys are the choice to get any party started and rocking until the early hours....
5 stars - Front Runners are Highly Recommended56 Reviews Number of members: 4South Yorkshire
Offering a live show like no other, Front Runners are passionate, energetic & ready for a party! Bringing you the very best floor-filling indie-rock, their set list is packed with iconic anthems everyone knows & loves! From Oasis to The Stones, The Jam, Kasabian & more, a night with Front Runners will be an experience you want again & again!...
5 stars - Switch are Highly Recommended104 Reviews Number of members: 5Bristol
Switch are one of the freshest, most exciting new acts on the scene! Delivering up-to-date chart material to timeless classics, this band will fill your dance floor effortlessly with cool class, incredible vocals, amazing musicianship and a repertoire that's second to none!...
5 stars - Uptown Funk are Highly Recommended7 Reviews Number of members: 6West Midlands
Delivering a huge party atmosphere, incredible energy & music that will fill your dance floor from the very first note, Uptown Funk perform a repertoire packed with unforgettable classics & the latest chart-topping hits! Featuring 6 professional musicians with a wealth of experience, get ready to witness the best of the best & a night to remember!...
5 stars - The Compilation are Highly Recommended67 Reviews Number of members: 4East Sussex
Keeping the party dancing with an array of Chart Hits, 90s anthems and a selection of funk & disco classics, The Compilation offer something for everyone whilst bringing an infectious energy to each and every performance! This band are true professionals, with members performing at events for Birmingham City FC and supporting artists such as Disclosure, MJ Cole, Lamar, and Soul 2 Soul!...
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5 stars - Overdrive are Highly Recommended
“Everyone kept asking us where we got the band from, because of how good they were! Super fun sets of music and just lovely professional guys who made it an amazing evening. Absolut...”
Sue C booked Overdrive for their event on 22nd September 2023
5 stars - Georgia Grace are Highly Recommended
“I would highly recommend Georgia to anyone looking for a talented and versatile performer. She has a great voice and charismatic stage presence! Thank you - Thirsk Racecourse”
Erin S booked Georgia Grace for their event in the North West on 18th September 2023
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How much do North West Function Bands cost?
Function Bands in the North West cost from £256 to £12,823. The average price in 2023 was £1,933. Prices vary depending on experience, demand, size of act, travel costs and the specs of the equipment provided. Artists travelling into the North West from further away will usually charge more than a local act due to travel time and fuel costs.
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